Taupo: Our Top 5 Tourist Attractions

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Taupo is a vibrant town located in the central North Island. Surrounded by beautiful scenery and offering an exciting town centre full of great shopping, dining and activities, Taupo should be high on any holiday maker’s list! Here are 5 top places in Taupo we recommend visiting, all easily accessible by rental car.

Craters Of The Moon

Situated just north of Taupo, the Craters of the Moon Geothermal Walk offers an exciting and memorable experience for all ages. Set aside an hour to view sizzling and bubbling craters, mud pools and steam vents.

Taupo’s Floatplane

Enjoy one of the spectacular scenic flights Taupo’s Floatplane has to offer and see Lake Taupo and Tongariro National Park from a different perspective. Bookings essential.

Huka Prawn Park

Shawn the Prawn invites you on an interesting (and delicious) adventure around the Huka Prawn Park. Explore New Zealand’s only prawn farm and enjoy an interesting and fun day. A delicious menu of prawn (and non-prawn) dishes awaits you after your tour!

Taupo DeBretts Hot Springs

Taupo Hot Spring Spas is a must for anyone visiting Taupo. Offering spa treatments, living water hydrotherapy and hot water playgrounds, Taupo DeBretts is a relaxing way to spend a day.

Taupo Museum

Taupo Museum is a great place to learn about Taupo’s history. It has a strong focus on the district’s local stories and a popular art gallery with permanent and temporary exhibitions.

View more Taupo attractions and activities.

New Zealand Rent A Car has a variety of reliable Taupo rental cars to get you around, wherever your visit to Taupo takes you.

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